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- More legs should ask themselves that! #cpsclosings “@micahuetricht: Amazing shirt: WWHD: What Would Harold Do? http://t.co/CCZrKatGE5” posted 9 hours ago
- Go girls! #edujustice “@micahuetricht: Ericson cheerleaders now performing their routines for marchers. #CPSclosings http://t.co/2C2VOwEyLe” posted 9 hours ago
- Not just CTU! Parents & students too! “@progressIL: CTU Pledges To Continue Fight Against #CPSClosings During West Side March #edujustice posted 9 hours ago
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On April 24th, 2013 Action Now joined hundreds of fast food and retail workers that walked off their jobs to strike for a living wage of $15 an hour and the right to form a union without intimidation from their … Continue reading
Yesterday, Action Now parents and community members are held a “School Board Bullies Bus Tour” traveling to the homes of three Chicago Board of Education members to protest schools closings and post suspension notice yard signs that accuse Board members … Continue reading
50 Action Now members left Sunday morning on a bus to Washington D.C. for the 2nd “Journey For Justice” to speak out against school closings, turnarounds and other corporate education reform strategies. Action Now is joining community organizations from 18 … Continue reading
The first of a series of reports on low wage workers commissioned by Action Now and Stand Up! Chicago was released on December 4th, 2012. “A Case For $15: A Low Wage Work Crisis” details the impact of low wages … Continue reading
Action Now members joined hundreds of other parents, students and community members to protest Mayor Emanuel and CPS’ policy of school closings and turnarounds. The march began at Lakeview High School where parents, teachers and students spoke about why they … Continue reading